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good morning, america. this morning, betty ford, one of america's most popular and boldly outspoken first ladies has died. we'll take a look back at her public struggle with addiction, her impact as a champion for breast cancer treatment and her tireless and sometimes controversial advocacy for women's rights. stunning setback. a shockingly bad jobs report jolts washington and wall street. barely any new jobs were created last month. with the economy apparently stuck in neutral and unemployment climbing can anything be done? rejected. another round of family drama in the casey anthony case. she snubs her mother when she comes to visit casey in jail. we'll tell you who she did agree to see. and william and kate take
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america. the royals have landed in the united states and we are live in los angeles as hollywood's set get ready. what will kate wear tonight on the red carpet? hello, everybody. i'm dan harris in new york. i want to say good morning to all of you and also to my co-anchor bianna golodryga who is in los angeles. >> well, we are here to celebrate the arrival of two of the most famous tourists in america. of course, i'm talking about prince william and his new wife catherine. they landed last evening but we know it's also a day where coast to coast we are remembering a courageous and trail blazing woman. >> that's right.
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former first lady betty ford died last night. she was 93 years old. she was one of the most popular first ladies in recent history and in many ways she revolutionized the job. the tributes are pouring in this morning. president obama praising mrs. ford for her "courage and compassion" and former president clinton saying mrs. ford was a "remarkable woman whose legacy will live on in people around the country who lives are longer and better because of her work." bianna? >> that's right. she had a huge impact on so many. mrs. ford was open about her struggle with breast cancer and her addiction to alcohol and pills. the kind of talk that wasn't heard of back then. we will get to all of that but i want to take a moment to explain where i am. inside the historic belasco theater in los angeles where many of hollywood's biggest stars will be here. tom hanks, steven spielberg,
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barbra streisand and nicole kidman. they're cleaning the theater and all the "a" list celebrities coming to meet them. we do want to begin with betty ford. >> looking forward to all of your reporting this morning, but we do, as you said want to start with betty ford. she said she never wanted to be first lady but as long as she had the job she figured she might as well have a good time doing it. she shocked some people with her honesty and then after leaving the white house engaging in groundbreaking work in drug and alcohol addiction that saved countless lives. >> it is perhaps for her candor she will be most remembered. >> i am a very grateful recovering alcoholic. >> reporter: a bold public crusader first lady betty ford lived in the white house during an era which she was expected to serve tea and host luncheons but instead she fought for women's rights and spoke openly about her battle with breast cancer. >> women no longer are ashamed
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of having mastectomies. >> and later her struggle with alcohol and painkillers forever changed the way americans talked about addiction. >> my husband in a very loving way put his arm around me and he said, you know, mom, we love you too much to let this happen. >> reporter: she founded the betty ford center in 1982 considering it her lifetime achievement but her life wasn't alwaysysn the spotlight. she was born in chicago in 1918. she was the daughter of a salesman with a passion for dancing and dreams of making it new york city. after divorcing her first husband in her early 20s, betty met a navy lieutenant who would change everything. a year later she became mrs. gerald ford. just two weeks before he began his first term in congress. in 1973 president nixon selected ford as his vice president just ten months later he was catapulted to the presidency after nixon resigned in the wake of the watergate scandal.
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>> i gerald r. ford do -- >> reporter: from that day on e 38th president and his first lady restored the faith in the presidency. she shocked the nation by talking about abortion rights and premarital sex. she also admitted that she planned on sharing a bed with her husband in the white house. above all, betty was a devoted wife even speaking for gerald when his voice failed him during his concession speech to jimmy carter inn 1976. >> may god bless you and your family as you undertake your new responsibilities. signed, gerry ford. >> reporter: in 2006 when her husband was laid to rest it was betty who was still by his side. betty ford spent her final years in her home in rancho mirage, california. she and gerald were the first presidential couple to live in to their 90s. she was 93 years old.
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abc news political xhij tater cokie roberts is a longtime friend of her and will be a all gist at her funeral and joins us from washington. cokie, good morning to you. >> hi, how are you, dan? >> we reallll appreciate you joining us. you said betty ford affected the lives of m me americans than some presidents did. can you explain. >> as you said in her o otuary she by talking about breast cancer then by founding the betty ford center she really has saved -- saved thousands of lives. women really started going and i'm getting breast checkups because betty ford said publicly that she had breast cancer. and it was at a time, you know now everybody runs and has pink ribbons and all of that and everybody talks about it. at the time it was very much a ver boaten thing to do and she by bringing it out into the open found somewhat to her surprise that women all over the country started having checkups and that
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has literally saved lives. breast cancer awareness month, october every year. that was betty ford's doing. >> that, of course, her work on alcohol and drugs. >> absolutely. i mean the betty ford center, of course, is iconic and the number of lives that have been saved there is countless. >> now, she did say some controversial things including telling barbara walter in a abortion ryes saying if she was younger she could imagine smoking marijuana saying she would sleep in the same bed as her husband which was sort of taboo at the time. was she fearless. >> she wasn't fearless but she didn't have any i ierest in dissempling and, of course, it was also a time right after the nixon presidency when there was such a sense that the white house was just full of lies that she wanted too change that imag but it was also just her
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personality. she was completely normal and wonderfully so and very funny and she didn't see any reason not to say what she thought. and of course it got political operatives all upset and they worried about the party base and all that, but she didn't care about that. she felt the important thing was to say what she believed and i suspect that she did better with the american people for that. her approval rating was very high and it was because she did seem like a regular person because, in fact, she is -- was regular person. >> as you said she was very popular. cokie roberts, so terrific to have you especially given your history with this woman. we appreciate you time this morning. >> nice to be with you. >> bianna, over to you. all right, dan. we want to turn to the economy and the surprisingly weak june jobs report. just 18,000 jobs were added last month, the fewest in nine months
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and the unemployment rate rose to 9.2%, the highest it's been all year. there are now a whopping 14 million people out of work and abc's david kerley has details from washington. good morning, david. quite a setback. economists were hoping well north of -- >> reporter: one called it a body blow to the economy. earlier it was hitting its stride but the last two months have been anemic. you could call last month's job report dismal. in louisville, kentucky, hundreds lined up for a job. >> it's real tough. >> it's been very difficult. >> reporter: they hope to be one of the lucky ones to get 1 of 1,800 jobs. the entire country only added 10 times that number of jobs in june. even economists were shocked. >> i felt it in my gut. it was absolutely incredible disappointment. this is a stage where we should be picking up at a 200,000 pace. >> reporter: instead 200,000
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joined the unemployment lines. more than 14 million americans out of work. the average time out of work, 40 week, the longest in more than 60 years. why? businesses like john helling's two clothing stores are spooked and don't want to add workers. >> i don't think i want to expand my business when i see that, w wn i see no growth in employment. >> reporter: there was little the president could say. >> our economy as a whole just isn't producing nearly enough jobs for everybody who is looking. >> reporter: the hope among the president's economic advisers that this is just a slow patch in a slow recovery. some are wondering whether this is the new normal. is this where we're going to be as far as jobs growth. >> i don't think it's a new normal. if you get the growth rate back to a reasonable level, like what we had prior to these head winds we actually do start putting jobs on the boardrd the administration used the numbers
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to call on congress to pass infrastructure spending. extending the payroll tax cut and approving trade agreements. a lot of talk. that doesn't mean much to those waiting in line in louisville to apply for that auto job. >> all you can do is hope and pray. >> reporter: the fear that the jobs report will bleed o over io big negotiations over debt and deficit reduction and there was a sense yesterday that the two sides were getting a bit more polarized, the republicans and democrats pulling and pushing in different rections. dan. >> aside from those we have to remember that there are real people behind those dismal numberer david, thank you for your reporting this morning. and now to that horrible accident at the texas rangers game. a fan died after falling while trying to catch a ball that was tossed into the stands by a player. now major league baseball issued a statement saying our players are encouraged to be fan friendly and we will carefully review this with our clubs to
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continue to ensure a safe environment for our fans. here's abc's barbara pinto with more on this. >> reporter: it is the ultimate ballpark souvenir. but at what price? one dad's request turned into a tragic accident. >> behind me i heard somebody say, hey, how about the n nt one. got the next one, threw it in that direction. >> reporter: shannon stone with a 6-year-old son cooper at his side reached out to catch the ball but he reached too far mbling over a railing 20 feet head first onto concrete below. he was bleeding badly and worried about his little boy. >> he raised his head up and he said, i need to check on my son. >> reporter: later stone suffered a fatal heart attack. his family issued this handwritten statement saying the stone family is devastated by this tragedy. the family appreciates your thought, kind worths, prayers
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and ask that you respect their privacy during this difficult time. there is also concern for josh hamilton, the player who tossed it. he's battled his way back from diction and now this. >> i can't imagine how the whole family is feeling and my heart and my sympathies and my prayers go out to them. >> reporter: at last night's game with flags flying at half-staff families and fans paid silent tribute. >> reporter: this isn't the first accident here. last year another fan fell reaching for a ball and fractured his skull. now shannon stone, who brought his son here to make a happy memory has left him with an unimaginable one instead. for "good morning america," barbara pinto, abc news. such a tough story. let's check the morning's other top stories with ron claiborne. >> good morning, dan, bianna, missing. good morning everyone. rupert murdoch is in damage control mode over the growing
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phone hacking scandal at one of his british newspapers. murdoch arrives in london today. reporters for the 168-year-old "news of the world" are accused of hacking cell phones of crime victim, celebrities and politicians. three people have been arrested and the weekly tabloid is ceasing publication tomorrow. the obama administration is sending a strong signal to anti-government protesters in searia. the u.s. ambassador to syria met demonstrators on the streets of the besieged city friday. hundreds of thousands greeted him with roses and olive branches. citizens of the world's newest nation were literally dancing in the streets. south sudan is celebrating its independence from sudan after decades of civil war. south sudan is expected next week to become the 193rd country recognized by the united nations. astronauts aboard "atlantis" will spend most of their first full day looking for damage. the liftoff of the shuttle went
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off almost without a hitch. a crowd of almost a million turned out to watch that launch. casey anthony appears to be snubbing her mother. visitation records at her jail show that anthony denied a video visit request from her mother daysysfter she was acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter and accepted visits from her own defense team. she is set to be released a week from tomorrow. a dispute over andy warhol portrait of farrah fawcett appears to be heading couto cou. faucet left it in her -- to her alma merit in her will. it was recently spotted on a reality tv show hanging in o'neal's house valued at $30 million. finally, why spend thousands on a wedding dress when you can make your own for a few buck, dan? well, you wouldn't wear one, of course. a michigan woman has won the
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seventh annual toilet paper wedding dress contest. her creation -- >> seventh annual, yeah. >> her creation was made fromm four rolls of toilet paper. we don't know what brand. hot glue and tacking tape and she won a thousand buck, not bad. >> those are quite elaborate. >> pretty good looking actually. >> thank you, ron. let's check the weather now with stephanie roberts from her tampa station wfts. would you wear one of those. >> until it rains. then you have a problem. you got to look at it from the weather point of view. if you're waking up this morning and have gray sky, even scattered showers up in eastern new england, d d not worry, all of this pushing to the east just in time for an absolutely gorgeous-looking saturday. that definitely was not the case in bethesda. the heavy rains brought down 12,000 folks for being without power. you can see downed trees. throughout the day drier air moving in but watching for the
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threat of severe storms from minneapolis and then stretching down into denver. they've had a couple of days of eavy rain there. > good morning washington, forecast here torrential rains are over and a nice weekend on tap. temperatures this morning on the mimild side in the upper 640's, . w 70's it is still sticky out there and improve today ll but certainly not dry air there out there. you can see the storm scan. most of the storm activity king its way off the coast. high temperature about 90 degrees. mostly sunny and hot. and then next week look for hot the beginni >> now let's go back to bianna in los angeles. stephanie, thank you. well, this is it. the weekend royal watchers in the u.s. have been waiting for. prince william and catherine are finally in america. they are here in los angeles where just hours from thousand they'll be attending a black-tie
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event celebrating british film and nation right here at the belasco theater where we are and abc's bob woodruff has been with them every step along the way and have taken north america by storm. >> this will be the spot, you know, tonight where we'll do all this. the british royalty. it's been such a huge success. nine days in canada all the way from the east coast to the west coast, been with them every day. people have been lining the streets. cheers for them, the question is is that going to happen here, as well and it's already beginning to have bun. when prince william and kate arrived in los angeles, they were driven through the city. outside the beverly hilton hotel fans have been waiting for hours infatuated with this couple particularly kate. >> her transformation from a commoner to a royal is just like any girl's fantasy. >> reporter: next cocktail reception at the garden at the house of britain's consul general. the duchgs of cambridge wearing
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a green silk dress by diane von first tenburg joined h h husband, the prince to talk with celebrities including david beckham. later today, the royals will head for a little polo. fans paying between $400 and $4 you,000 at the charity tournament then off to downtown l.a. to pay tribute to british film and a chanceo rub elbows with hollywood star, hom tanks and nicole kidman among the guests. >> suddenly this young couple comes into town and has sort of stolen the limelight. >> reporter: tonight at this historic theater the royal couple will join with the british academy of film and television arts to recognize future british stars. >> it's going to be a fabulous event to introduce 42 brits who we think are going to be names that you'll hear a lot more ofof >> this is originallll-- >> like gareth edwards first time feature director of "monsters," the british cult
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hit. he hopes prince william could star in his next suit. >> i'll scan him for measurements. is it treason to say that. >> reporter: so tonight as the royal cocole take on hollywood, who will emerge most celebrated? our favorite actors or the duke and duchessf cambridge. only the paparazzi know for sure. >> now, i should tell you right now i'm going to head out now to santa bash brachlt the polo and racket club and william is going to be playing. kate is not going to be playing but giving the trophy to the winner. i'm not going to play. i'm nono allowed in but i did hear that you donate about $100,000 that you can play. so give me that. >> i'll write you a check after the show. >> i heard you can play. >> there's nothing regal or royal about my polo skills but we're going to get into some of that later on in the show. bob, thanks for coming in. good to see you.
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the gram rouse ♪ >> they are the most famous tourists in los angeles. not talking about dan and ron but william and kate. they are finally here in america, in l.a. and good morning, america, i'm bianna golodryga in los angeles. where just hours from now they'll be in this theater, the belasco in downtown los angeles. dan, can you feel the exci excitement. >> i can. my wife wants to know what she'll be wearing. >> i am wanting to know that as well talking to katie nicholl talking about the great trip avenue's had in north america taking canada and now the u.s. by storm. >> and you are inside the theater where all this will be
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taking place. >> this is the belasco theater. we wanted to go inside but they're cleaning up because, of course, we're hours away from the big event. there will be some "a" lister. hollywood royalty meeting with actual royalty. we'll cover that extensively tonight. >> i got to give you props. you are went above and beyond. you risked life and limb to cover the polo angle of this visit. we know that the prince is going to be playing some polo later. you got some lessons. i understand it was a little dicey. >> just call me self deprecating bianna. nothing regal about my polo skills. >> i cannot wait to see that video. also coming up, fascinating stories of survival. check out this video of a car accident. there's an suv that will enter the frame and slam into a pedestrian crossing the street. looks like this person could never survive but he did. how? we'll tell you coming up but
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first let's start it off with bianna in los angeles. that's right, dan. more on the life and legacy of former first lady betty ford. she died last night at the age of 93. her public struggles with drug as and recovery from alcohol addiction led to one of the best rehab clinics around. it was nearly 33 years ago that betty ford left the white house checked into rehab and later announced to the world that she was struggling with alcohol dependence. today i am a very grateful recovering alcoholic.c. and i know firsthand that treatment does work. >> reporter: an outspoken advocate for women's health, in 1982 she would go on to found and raise money for the n nonprofit addiction treatment clinic in the california desert that now bears her name. the center's goal, treatment without shame. >> how it was all right for m m to kind of kick back and sow
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their wild oats but as far as women were concerned, it was a real stigma. >> reporter: she helped erase the stigma associated with people suffering from alcohol dependency. it would become betty ford's greatest legacy. since then the clinic has treated more than 90,000 patients including sents like lindsay lohan, billy joel, elizabeth taylor and kelsey grammer. >> it takes a community and love and faith to actually overcome this disease. >> reporter: the betty ford center would launch the medical careers of hundreds of men and women who specialize is in addict. >> i was so inspired that people, though they were in hollywood or high in the political fielel were able to deal with diseases and disorders and real-life issues that they themselves had. >> reporter: at 93 she will be remembered as a pioneer who redefined the role of first lady. and want to go back to new york
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and ron claiborne with a look at the morning's other headlines. good m mning to you, ron. >> good morning, bianna. good morning, everyone. in the news oil giant bp is arguing that victims of last year's gulf oil spill should not be paid any more for claims for future losses. the areas affected by the spill have recovered and the economy is growing. police near buffalo, new york, are investigating the death of an army veteran who was thrown from a roller coaster. he had lost his legs while being deployed in iraq. two members of patti labelle's entourage have been charged with assaulting a west point cadet. he suffersrs injuries and label was nearby when it occurred. an 11-year-old boy appears to have a magnetic personality. the magnet boy has been seen on television with spoons, sciciors and other items stuck to his body. time now for the weather and stephanie roberts from wfts.
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the rays are checking the yankees. you should check them out. >> washout last night as rain in new york. we want to start with the southern plains. heat is a big issue. seven states under heat advisories for today. i want to take you live to dallas. temperatures have been in the triple digits for eight consecutive days. we do have a little cloud cover. temperatures in the up ir80s but once again look at the forecast for dallas. five more days of heat, no break in sight. and they are definitely looking at a very extended heat streak there. some of that heat is going to get up into the middle of the country today. it is cool andndomfortable in the northwest. gton. d morning washin a sunny and hot weekend but rain free it looks like. high temperature both today and tomorrow about 90 degrees. comfortable humidity but the stickiness comes back on monday and tuesday but then cooling >> this weather report has been brought to you by purina.
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bianna? >> stephanie, thank you. well, tonight hollywood is going to learn a thing or two about real star power. "a" list celebrities will inloo up at the belasco theater for a chance to meet the duke and duchess of cambridge. will and kate are final inially in the u.s. on their last stop of the north american tour and the author of "a m me of a royal romance" katie nicholl is here. how significant is this and obviously royals, kate and will? >> i don't think it gets any bigger than this. i mean these are owl our "a" list celebrities and it's going to be wonderful. i think we'll outshine the likes of any coal kidman, barbra streisand sitting on thehe top table. i think they'll outthin them. there's something very magical about the couple. they were at the consul general's house, garden party for 200 people and steven frye
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said the reason they're so special is they bring fairy dust. every person said it's a real-life fairy tale romance and it's captured the hearts of everyone, hollywood, but the world over. >> under a microscope. what was the most memorable moment of their north american tour. >> it kicked off in canada in ottawa and ended in calgary, the real highlight wasas canada day there was such a sense of pride and union jacks and seeing kate step out in that fabulous cream dress and fascinator hat and watching them as ambassadors for great britain, i felt hugely proud and for me that was my highlight. it was so special. >> she did look stunning. not traveling with a stylist but picking out her own ward sdroeb. what can we expect to see her wear tonight. >> i won george if she's go for britain designers. last night in diane von
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furstenberg and what she seems to do is what the late princess of wales did, use fashion as sending a message by wearing fashion. we wore erdem earlier. >> she brought 40 dresses with her and everyone is expecting this dress to be the one that captivates the world. dan, i know you'll be waiting with excitexcitement. bated breath. people in terrifying accidents who lived to tell the tale. how did they do it? keep it here.
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imagine, if f u will, walking across the street looking around and seeing an suv barreling at you or riding in a helicopter when it plunges to earth. you probably think, this is it, i'm a goner. sometimes luck intervenes. call it cheating death or if you like, a miracle. a parachute malfunctions, a car crash. a chopper down. shocking accidents all caught on tape and featured in the national geographic's new series "the indestructibles." but will there be survivors. scott was on his way to work
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when he was struck by colliding cars. >> i remember seeing that suv rolling and then he was just gone. >> scott suffer's massive injuries and remained in a coma for four weeks then he slowly fought to get his life back. >> that's why at the hospital they called him the miracle man. >> now six years later tim l leggeltt unveils why he survived. >> that's why i got 16 broken bones instead of a coffin. i would have never guessed. >> now take a look at this news helicopter and unstable descent ends when it hits a building and breaks in two. >> there were two shootings in brooklyn, very close to each other. it was a big story going on. >> reporter: all the stations were covering the story including this pilot and reporter andrew torres and another chopper spots them. >> something is wrong with
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chopper 4. >> i remember watching it seeing the tops of the buildings then the next thing i remember is the shot sort of went haywire, was jerky and started going to hash and just flickering and then it just went black. >> i think it was only 2 1/2 minutes and felt like the rest of my life waiting to see some movement inside that aircraft. >> and suddenly there was. >> it was like a total miracle when you see the door open and andrew just kind of gets out. >> reporter: rescuers struggle to free the pilot. >> i shouldn't have lived. i should not -- it's nuts but that's what happened. >> reporter: how did they survive? the answers appear six years later when they returned to the scene. crash investigator tim royce says it was an unusual series of events and russ' cool-headed maneuvering and luck. it premieres tomorrow night sunday july 10th on the national
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well, prince william and catherine are headed to santa barbara for a charity polo match and kate will present the winners with the trophy and william will be playing. well, i wanted to get an idea of how their day will go so guess what i did. i saddled up for a private polo lesson. >> it's called the sport of kings, but here this man rules.
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a man who looks great on a horse and good in just about anything else. he is a champion polo player,, the face of ralph lauren and today -- >> i'll try to -- okay. good job. that was pretty good. >> my permanent polo instructor. >> you're going to hold the reins with your left happened because when you play polo you can only use your right hand. if you want to hear the helmet. >> you think i should wear a helmet. >> i think you should for safety. >> it's not complicated. think of it like hockey ton a field while riding a horse. two teams, a ball and two goals on either side of the field. >> polo 101. >> exactly. >> i kicked the horse's legs. >> i want to put the ball in front of you. >> i'm sorry. >> okay. >> let's go. i'll go beside you. >> okay. here we go.
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>> there you go. you hit it first time. >> i was determined not to embarrass myself. >> okay, we go. >> okay. >> first i had to convince my trust trustee steed that i was in control and i had to hit the ball while riding. >> keep going. >> keep going. >> let's go. >> there you go. >> you hit it quite far, well done. >> okay, let's go. it's you and me buddy. come on. let's go. >> forward, yeah. >> oh, i missed it. >> keep going. there you go. again. >> there you go. >> that felt good. >> yeah. perfect. keep going. keep going. keep going. i'm going to fall off the horse.
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>> no, you keep going. if you hit it great, if not, i'll hit it for you. well done, perfect. three in a row. i think i'm getting the hang of this at least until i look over and see nacho galloping with one of our cameras in his mouth. >> i'll give you this. >> but this is about me. >> nacho for my first lesson, how did i do. >> i think you did very well. you caught the rhythm. you need to practice more on the horse but i think that you were wonderful. >> could i take on a royal. he played with prince william and prince harry at the annual classic in new york. >> i'm very talented players. william is more -- he plays more like in a back position and more like calm and cool and collected and plays very well and harry is more up front and -- >> aggressive. >> more aggressive. >> it's his chararter, it seems. i have a problem with hand/eye
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coordination anchor dan harris. any chance with him. >> dan, no chance. >> you know, i wasn't even there to defend myself. i hasn't even there to defend myself. that was beautiful. well executed. >> i take you everywhere i go. you're always with me, dan. i don't think there's polo in either one of our futures. i did dress the part. here's a fascinator. well, if i can't play the game i can at least dress appropriately. here's a fascinator, i'm wearing a dress and you're supposed to wear wedges which i'm wearing. >> excellent, bianna. i think you did very well on that horse, by the way. we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] add whole grains to your mororng
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thanks for watching, everybody. david muir has "world news later" and bianna golodryga has "good morning america" tomorrow. see you later. s an abc 7 news .pdate >> we are taking a look it some stories topping the news region. arely all of the lights on in montgomery county yesterdaywerful storm problems for commuters and kept utility
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companies busy. quickly filled up and poured over the banks. prince george's investigators are working on a crash. car, lost control of his into oncoming traffic, hit a pickup truck. metro riders should be prepared for delays. minutes to your travel time. check on the forecast. >> the torrential rain is over. flash flooding is gone. with a less dramatic weekend on .ap temperatures will be in the 70's. we have some dense fog to the west. that advisory will be lifted at 9:00. this is moving off the seaboard. moving in.essure is
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sitting pretty. at noon, temperatures will be in the mid 80's. later, temperatures will be around 90 degrees. tonight, temperatures will be about 70. tomorrow will be a repeat of today. the committee comes back on tuesday.d middle of the week, thegs will cool off to middle 80's. thank you for watching. have a great day. ♪ man: whoa! mom just caught air. not that she'll describe it that way to her book club. she'll probably say something like, "everyone had a wonderful time.
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